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Eating Disorders

Eating disorder is a form of disease that affects a large number of people. There are many different categories of eating disorders in our world today and many people suffer from them. Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder that is ... Read More »

India suggests exit screening to tackle HIN1 flu

Jammu, June 11  (ANI): As swine flu spreads across the country, the Health Ministry has said it has asked the External Affairs Ministry to request affected countries to screen all out-bound passengers to India in order to check the export ... Read More »

Gene for deadly inherited lung disease identified

Washington, June 5 (ANI): Baylor College of Medicine researchers have identified the gene behind a rare, deadly developmental disorder of the lungs called alveolar capillary dysplasia with misalignment of pulmonary veins (ACD/MPV). The disease that usually kills the infants born ... Read More »

Being obese doesn’t worsen asthma

Washington, June 4 (ANI): Obesity does not worsen asthma in patients with mild and moderate forms of the disease, but it reduces the response to medications, suggests a study conducted by National Jewish Health researchers. E. Rand Sutherland, an associate ... Read More »

Scientists develop portable, low-cost HIV test

Melbourne, June 4 (ANI): An international team of researchers has developed the first portable, low-cost HIV test that can monitor the progression of the disease, allowing health-care workers to ascertain when treatment is needed. Suzanne Crowe, from the Burnet Institute, ... Read More »

Neural stem cells may give rise to brain cancer

Washington, June 2 (ANI): A deficiency in a key tumour suppressor gene in the brain could cause the most common type of adult brain cancer, called Glioblastoma, revealed researchers at University of Michigan. Conducted in mice, the study paves way ... Read More »

Breakthrough in ‘floppy baby’ syndrome

Washington, May 26 (ANI): Australian researchers have successfully treated mice with a devastating muscle disease that causes a Floppy Baby Syndrome. The breakthrough could ultimately help thousands of families across the globe. The research, published online today in the Journal ... Read More »

Why heart patients are more susceptible to depression

Washington, May 20 (ANI): An international team of researchers have identified certain genetic factors that might explain why individuals with heart disease are likely to suffer from depression. The team from The Miriam Hospital, The Montréal Heart Institute, University of ... Read More »